Florida Senate - 2013 SB 180 By Senator Flores 37-00313-13 2013180__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to resident status for tuition 3 purposes; amending s. 1009.21, F.S.; classifying 4 certain dependent children as residents for tuition 5 purposes; requiring the State Board of Education to 6 adopt rules and the Board of Governors of the State 7 University System to adopt regulations; providing an 8 effective date. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 12 Section 1. Paragraph (l) is added to subsection (10) of 13 section 1009.21, Florida Statutes, and subsection (13) of that 14 section is amended, to read: 15 1009.21 Determination of resident status for tuition 16 purposes.—Students shall be classified as residents or 17 nonresidents for the purpose of assessing tuition in 18 postsecondary educational programs offered by charter technical 19 career centers or career centers operated by school districts, 20 in Florida College System institutions, and in state 21 universities. 22 (10) The following persons shall be classified as residents 23 for tuition purposes: 24 (l) A dependent child who is a United States citizen or a 25 lawful permanent resident whose parent is not a United States 26 citizen, a lawful permanent resident, or a qualified legal alien 27 and who attends a Florida high school for 4 consecutive years 28 and submits his or her high school transcript to and enrolls in 29 an institution of higher education within 12 months after 30 graduating from a Florida high school. 31 (13) The State Board of Education shall adopt rules and the 32 Board of Governors shall adopt regulations
rulesto implement 33 this section. 34 Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.